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push to revive its nuclear energy program, just weeks before the third anniversary of the fukushima day tea nuclear meltdown. this comes just a week after was revealed about 100 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the fukushima nuclear power plant. in the west, the obama administration announced last week it approved 6.5 billion dollars in loan guarantees to back construction of the country's first new nuclear power plant in more than 30 years. this comes as the nuclear waste disposal site is set to reopen your carlsbad, new mexico following an unexplained leak of radioactive material that occurred on february 14. the underground waste dump was shut down after an air monitor detected reactive contamination. didral regulators said they not pose a threat to the public. for more were joined by the co-authors of the new book, "fukushima: the story of a nuclear disaster." edwin lyman is one of the leading experts and senior global security scientist with the union of concerned scientists. susan stranahan is with this. she has covered nucle
doing? to betrating the election head of the iaea, international atomic energy agency. because they did not like the guy they try to get rid of islier, that they knew -- it clear from cables, from vienna, from pyatt released by wikileaks, that pyatt was going insane amano is so happy for our support in making him head of the iaea and now he has asked us for a little more money because he would like to fix up his office. it is so apparent what state department types are now doing and covert action style, political action sort of thing, to create the right results. the iaea is a big deal, ok? pyatt played a crucial role in that and now houston the bidding of likes the victoria nuland am who i would describe as a prima donna assistant secretary of state to european affairs who is doing no one any good, cookies or not. >> i want to turn to comments made by russian ambassador to the united nations over the weekend. >> the best way to resolve the crisis is to look artist every 21st agreement and try to do things the way they were described there. they need to have a constitutional dialogue an
translated ephemeral moments into portraits of a gas lit world fuelled by restless energy. he could use his very fluent draftsmanship to give a sense of the most immediate, the most spontaneous recording and projecting of something seen in the modern world. that economy also spreads to the devices he uses, which bring the spectator of his works into the game. "i recognize that. i know that that's very up to date. i understand it. i am modern like the artist." and it's that interplay that he generates between the spectator and his audience that is very, very modern. (narrator) the painter of montmartre's decadence had an aristocratic start. born in 1864, henri raymond de toulouse-lautrec came from a noble and distinguished family-- count raymond of toulouse had helped capture jerusalem in the first crusade. henri's branch of the family came from the red-brick city of albi in the south of france. henri grew up in a world of chateaus and privilege in a family living on the fruits of its noble past. but a france governed by the middle class was losing its taste for nobility. like many aristocra
, really, really nice, quality asparagus. >> the asparagus ferns gather energy and nutrients from the summer sun, then sit dormant in the fall and winter, but as soil temperatures warm in the spring, the asparagus crowns underground become active, and the bright-green stalks emerge, sometimes sprouting as much as 10 inches in one day. this growth spurt can be attributed to the san joaquin delta's formerly river-bottom soil. >> the delta peat soil is so fertile, uh, so light. it's an organic-based soil, and it really produces premium asparagus. and the stronger the crown underneath the soil, the healthier it is, the bigger the spear is. >> during peak season, 9 is the magic number. the loyal crews survey each row of asparagus, searching for those that are 9 inches, with tight tips, and therefore ripe for picking. >> well, our crews progress through the field harvesting the asparagus, the 9-inch asparagus that we're looking for, pile 'em up in windrows, and then, uh, tractors with our--with our, uh, boxes and bins on it come through, and they gather this up, place it in--gently plac
exploration quote "could be a death sentence for many marine mammals." in other energy news, opponents of the keystone xl pipepine are gearing up for a series of protests in washington this weekend. over 1,000 students and youth will march from georgetown university to the white house. over 300 of the participants are expected to risk arrest in a sit-in outside the gates. organizers say it will likely be the largest youth sit-in on the environment in a generation. consumer advocates at the environmental working group are warning that a chemical used to make yoga mats and flip flops can now be found in more than 500 food items. the chemical azodicarbonamide is often used in bread, croutons, pre-made sandwiches and snacks made by brands including pillsbury, nature's own, sara lee, kroger and little debbie. the restaurant chain subway recently announced it was phasing out the use of the chemical after an online campaign. the chemical is not approved for food use in australia and europe. and fernando gonzalez, one of the members of the cuban five has been released after mother 15 years beh
, our energy, our enthusiasm, our passion, and our resources. are we going to be able to find an audience for it? and so i thought, well am a social media is the way to do it. but my face was essentially sci-fi geeks and nerds. >> where did you get the name or where did they get the name lt. sulu? >> there's a whole story to that. jean bunbury's for found thinking -- gene roddenberry's profound thinking on this, the crew of the enterprise is to represent the diversity of this one represented africa, we had north america represented, europe. there was this character to represent asia, but asia and the mid-20th century was an area of the world that had a turbulent history of warfare, colonization, revolution. to find a name for this asian character that was not you havey specific -- , korean there's a turbulent history there. he did not want to take sides. so his challenge was, how do i find a name for this character that is pan asian the represents all of asia? he was looking at a map of asia that he had pinned on his wall. he was staring at it. he saw off the coast of
, rallies, marches, organizing, hope, gave me courage meant, gaining energy, and kept my spirits high. it made me know i was loved. that same love needs to go out to the other political prisoners that remain locked up today from last 40 years, most of them. one of them a little over 44 years. to have that same kind of support, that same kind of encouragement and that same kind of work to help get them free. because i think when you know that people work and love you, then you can do work yourself. i think those are what the political prisoners are doing -- work in their particular areas. a need to be encouraged to do that by people coming out and giving them that kind of support that i got. , nowrshall eddie conway that you're out, before we conclude, what plans do you have? >> well, i'm going to continue to work with the friends of a friend organization. i think we've saved a lot of lives. i think we can save a lot more. i'm really proud of the young men that are out now. you're our guys that three years ago, four years ago, they would have terrorized the community. now they are out
of hours. linda hanna: in the last 10 years there's been a tremendous energy put on breast-feeding and the health of the infant, and the desire of women to be connecting with their babies at a very primitive, very natural type of level and so feeding-- breast-feeding in that venue has actually become extremely popular. it's so easy now that almost anybody can breast-feed. the food that's produced by the mother is made specifically for her individual baby. although women can donate milk for other babies, her milk is designed specifically to meet the needs of that baby at that gestational age. and so as the baby is developing in the uterus and growing, it's being fed appropriately by the placenta and by the mother. the same thing holds true for the baby after it's delivered. in addition to that, as the baby grows over time, in the year, second year, third year, the milk changes to meet that particular baby's growing needs. the carbohydrate and protein balance is perfect. there's amino acids and carbohydrates that help fuel the baby's brain and continue to help them grow on a
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